Blood and Blood Products: Safety and Risk
Henrik Bendixen, Frederick Manning, Linette Sparacino
National Academies Press, Dec 12, 1996 - Medical - 186 pages
This volume explores the safety and availability of the nation's supply of blood and blood components. It discusses the risks of disease transmission, methods of guarding the blood supply, new ideas on safety and monitoring, risk tolerance, risk communication, and no-fault insurance.
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